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The Big River Band

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About The Big River Band

Function band
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Top professional function band formed in 2003. Male & female lead, backing & harmony vocals. Pop, Motown, Soul, Jazz, Swing, Rock & Roll

Formed in 2003 this top professional function band with male and female lead, backing and harmony vocals is one of the most highly recommended bands in the South of England. They are based on the borders of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire but happily travel throughout The UK, and can be booked as a duo up to a 6-piece band to suit venue size and budget. Performing songs from the 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s, 2000′s and 2010′s, their extensive repertoire of the standards, pop, rock & roll, jazz, country, soul and Motown make them suitable for all age groups at any corporate or private event. Being able to play strict tempo ballroom music, they can also be booked for specialist dancing events. From intimate dinner parties to major corporate events, they are the perfect choice to make your occasion truly memorable. Easy-going, fun, flexible and helpful at every step of the way from first contact to the end of the booking, they will provide you with a friendly and excellent service. They are always happy to learn new songs for a first dance at a wedding or for special occasions. Their vast experience includes performing at Masonic & Military functions, weddings, dinner/dances, festivals, sports & social clubs, summer balls, holiday parks, Hotels, restaurants and bars. They also have cruise ship & Hotel residency experience. Having played at a vast number of Masonic Ladies Festivals they are able to accompany or sing The Ladies Song if requested to do so. They have their own PA system and stage lights and an extremely varied collection of music on CD and iPod for background music during a meal & their breaks. All equipment is PAT tested and they have public liability insurance of up to £10,000,000. They are happy to travel anywhere in The UK and the rest of Europe. Their repertoire, which they add to regularly, contains hundreds of party songs and beautiful ballads including waltzes.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Swing, Cabaret, Jazz, Pop, Americana, Covers, Motown, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, R&B, Disco, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop rock
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

1000 Years
A Night Like This
Ain't No Sunshine
All About That Bass
All Night Long
All Of Me
Anniversary Waltz
Be My Baby
Blue Moon
Boy From Ipanema
Brown Eyed Girl
Can't Buy Me Love
Can't Hurry Love
Chanson D'Amour
Chasing Cars
Cheek To Cheek
Come Fly With Me
Da Doo Ron Ron
Dance The Night Away
Dancing In The Moonlight
Dancing In The Street
Dancing Queen
Daydream Believer
Don't Dream It's Over
Don't Know Why
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Enjoy Yourself
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
Everybody's Talking At Me
Every Breath You Take
Every Time We Say G'bye
Ex's And Oh's
Flip Flop Fly
Fly Me To The Moon
For Once In My Life
Get Lucky
Get This Party Started
Gimme Me Some Lovin'
Handbags and Gladrags
Hard Day's Night
He'll Have To Go
Hey Baby
Honky Tonk Woman
Hot Hot Hot
Hot Stuff
How Long
I'm A Believer
I'm So Excited
I Can See Clearly Now
I Feel Fine
I Feel Good
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I Just Wanna Make Love
In These Shoes
I Should've Known Better
It Had to Be You
It's Not Unusual
I Saw Her Standing There
It's Too Late
It Takes Two
I Want To Break Free
Jailhouse Rock
Just In Time
Just The Way You Are
Killing Me Softly
Kingston Town
Kiss Me Honey, Honey
Knock On Wood
La Bamba
Lady Marmalade
Let's Face The Music & Dance
Let's Stay Together
Let's Twist Again
Let There Be Love
Living La Vida Loca
Long Train Running
Lovely Day
Mamma Mia
Mama Do
Make You Feel My Love
Man I Feel Like A Woman
Message In A Bottle
Midnight Hour
Moving On Up
Mr Rock And Roll
Mustang Sally
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Cherie Amour
My Guy
Night And Day
Norwegian Wood
Our Day Will Come Amy Winehouse
Old Before I Die
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Play That Funky Music
Pretty Woman
Red Red Wine
Rock And Roll Medley
Rocking All Over The World
Save The Last Dance For Me
Sex On Fire
Shake Your Tailfeather
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Simply The Best
Singing The Blues
Slow Boat To China
Slow Hand
Something Stupid
Stuck In The Middle
Summer Of '69
Take It Easy
Tennessee Waltz
Tequila Sunrise
Thank You
That'll Be The Day
The Lady Is A Tramp
Then He Kissed Me
The Tide Is High
The Very Thought Of You
Thorn In My Side
Three Times A Lady
Tracks Of My Tears
True Love
Twist and Shout
Under The Boardwalk
Use Somebody
Waiting In Vain
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Walk Of Life
Walking On Sunshine
We've Got Tonight
When You're Gone
Why Does It Always Rain
Wild Wood
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Wonderful Tonight
When You're Smiling
When You Say Nothing
Where Did Our Love Go
You Never Can Tell
Young Hearts
You Really Got Me
You're So Vain
You're Still The One
Specialty Songs:
Smooth jazz and swing


From customers:

Email, 2 years ago

RE: 25TH NOV 2017 - Foxbridge Golf Club - Thank you for giving us such a wonderful evening, the music was superb as always. Everyone enjoyed themselves. Best wishes & love, Jean

Masonic F, 2 years ago

RE: 27TH OCT 2017 - Heather Lodge - Excellent evening Renee. So many compliments about the band. Thanks for all you did for us to make it a special evening. No voids on the dance floor! Best wishes, Neil

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